Coordinator - Building Services

$140,274 - $149,000 yearly
  • Yarra City Council
  • Richmond VIC 3121, Australia
  • Jan 11, 2021
Full time Customer Service, Receptions, and Complaints Engineering, Architecture, and Construction

Job Description

Job no: 494904
Work type: Full time
Location: Melbourne
Categories: Management, Technical

Permanent Full Time (Flexible)

Band 8 - Package starting from $140,274 - $149,000 (inclusive of super) + RDO + Option of a vehicle

Council seeks the services of a highly qualified and experienced building surveyor to complement a committed and enthusiastic team of professionals. Yarra Building Services provides statutory and Building Permit services to the City of Yarra dealing with a range of building types.

The position will suit a person who seeks to further develop and enhance their existing skills in Building Surveying and management. If you are a self-motivated, team orientated, success driven and customer focused building surveyor then this position may be for you.

What you will need to succeed:

  • Ability to promote a commitment to ongoing excellent customer service within the Building Services Unit and working effectively across departments and with stakeholders
  • Registration with the Building Practitioners Board in the category of building surveyor – unlimited (near qualified also considered)
  • Extensive knowledge of and the ability to interpret, apply and enforce building legislation and other relevant legislation.
  • Proven ability to prioritise and manage work demands within time frames, both individually and within a team.
  • Highly effective team and individual motivational skills.
  • Excellent commercial and business acumen with the ability to expand Council’s building permit business.
  • Proven well developed interpersonal and written communication skills.
  • Competent computer knowledge, skills and reporting.
  • Ability to efficiently and effectively resolve difficult complaints and problems of a complex nature.
    Commitment to monthly on-call emergency call outs.

Why work at Yarra or What’s on offer?

  • Permanent full time position with attractive remuneration package and the option of council vehicle with private use
  • Options for flexible working arrangements
  • Work within a progressive council and be involved in collaborative teams.
  • A diversity of building stock in the municipality
  • Great career development opportunities and training.
  • Range of employee benefits including discounted gym membership, paid parental leave, EAP to name a few.

If you are self-motivated, customer focused and a good communicator with sound technical knowledge we encourage you to apply.

For more information, contact Rob Hicks, Municipal Building Surveyor on 0455 743 736 or see the Position Description below:

Download File 105105- Coordinator Building Services - Position Description - Nov 2020.pdf

Closing date now extended to the 25 January 2021

Please note: In your application, the selection panel will assess your CV against the technical skills, abilities, and qualifications of the Position Description as well as your separate responses to the Key Selection Criteria.

*This position is subject to satisfactory Police Check, Pre Medical Check and Psychometric Test prior to commencement. Pre-employment checks are not used by Yarra City Council to prevent any applicant from applying for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits.

Yarra City Council is committed to being a child safe organisation and supports flexible and accessible working arrangements for all. This includes people with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, culturally, religiously and linguistically diverse people, young people, older people, women, and people who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex or queer. We draw pride and strength from our diversity, remain open to new approaches and actively foster an inclusive workplace that celebrates the contribution made by all our people.

Advertised: 09 Dec 2020 AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 25 Jan 2021 AUS Eastern Daylight Time

Job Closing Date

Jan 25, 2021